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Verizon’s 5G network is already pushing speeds of nearly 600Mbps

Customers in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis can get 600 Mbps or higher with a Moto Z3 and its 5G Moto Mod.

Verizon was slated to unveil its 5G UWB (Ultra WideBand) service in parts of Chicago and Minneapolis the week of April 8, but it has jumped the gun and the service is live in the two locales right now. According to Verizon, users should see download speeds of 450 Mbit/s with peak speeds of “nearly”  [Read More…]

Verizon’s 5G network is coming to Chicago and Minneapolis on April 11

The 5G Moto Mod goes up for pre-order on March 14.

5G networks are finally becoming a reality, and on April 11, Verizon will officially launch its own in Chicago and Minneapolis in the U.S. Following the launch of its 5G network in these two cities, Verizon says it’ll later expand it to “more than 30 U.S. cities in 2019.”

We still aren’t sure when Samsung’s Galaxy S10 5G will be released, so if you want to  [Read More…]

PSA: Verizon’s experiencing a service outage in Michigan

You have a cut fiber optic cable to thank.

If you live in Michigan and rely on Verizon for your phone service, chances are you’ve noticed that things haven’t been working that well today. You’re not the only one.

Around 10:45 AM on February 27, Verizon customers started reporting they didn’t have service on their phones. At 3:00 PM, Verizon still didn’t have an ETA as to when things would go back to normal.

In a statement  [Read More…]

Get Verizon’s 100/100 FiOS plan for just $40 a month with a $50 gift card

Switch and save!

You don’t have to look too far to find a “deal” from an Internet Service Provider (ISP), but not all of them are actually good, and most of them you’ll want to stay far away from. Verizon is offering new customers who sign up for its 100/100 Mbps plan a $ 50 prepaid gift card, and the service is reduced to just $ 39.99 a month if you sign up for auto pay. This offer is  [Read More…]

Verizon’s latest is the rugged Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2

Verizon Wireless this week announced the availability of the Kyocera DuraForce Pro 2, a ruggedized smartphone aimed at construction and public safety workers.

Priced $ 444, or $ 18.50 per month for 24 months, the phone is housed in a hard rubber exterior and meets the mil-spec 810G rating. In other words, it can withstand drops, shock, vibration, radiation, extreme temperatures, sleet, rain, and high elevations.

Additionally, the DuraForce Pro 2 has an IP68 rating for protection against water; it  [Read More…]

Keep a watch on your child at all times with Verizon’s 4G LTE GizmoWatch

Check in at any time.

In today’s era, simply sending your child to school can be worrisome. For parents who’re looking for a bit more peace of mind, Verizon is debuting its GizmoWatch later this year — the first 4G LTE watch for kids powered by Qualcomm.

The GizmoWatch is a successor to LG’s GizmoPal 2, a wearable which allowed for two-way calling with your child and the ability to view the device’s location on your smartphone.  [Read More…]

In Brief: Big tablets, cheap phones, Verizon’s dirty tricks (Episode 20)

Join us as we sit down and discuss some of the hot tech topics out there today. We’re taking on Verizon for some seemingly shady behavior by Verizon, one of our favorite indie phones coming to an American carrier, the future of Essential, and Google Assistant’s attempt at putting a smile on your face.

What we talked about today Verizon throttled fire department’s “unlimited” data during Calif. wildfire Samsung is working on a massive 17″ Android tablet, and it’s  [Read More…]

Indy is Verizon’s 4th 5G city, will partner with YouTube TV, too

Verizon workers install 5G radios in Indianapolis — the company’s fourth city announced to receive residential 5G service.

Details are scarce, other than Verizon 5G is coming to Indianapolis.

Verizon today announced that Indianapolis will be its fourth city to receive residential 5G service. And to sweeten the deal, it’s pairing up with Google and Apple for some sort of deal for YouTube TV and Apple TV 4K for subscribers.

Houston, Los Angeles and Sacramento previously were announced  [Read More…]

Visible: Everything you need to know about Verizon’s new phone service

Visible is a new startup from Verizon offering phone service via an app. Here’s what you need to know.

When looking at pre and post-paid cell phone service providers in the United States, there are countless options to choose from. Along with the big names such as AT&T and T-Mobile, you’ve also got competition from small brands like Mint Mobile and Cricket Wireless.

It can be hard to stand out in this industry, but Verizon’s trying to  [Read More…]

Verizon’s new Smart Family app gives parents control over their kids’ phones

Verizon has just announced an overhaul of its old FamilyBase service. The new Smart Family app comes with a new interface and novel features.

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